Colorado, Iowa, New York and now Connecticut are the only states that have successfully passed legislation aimed at attacking systemic police racism through improved police oversight and accountability
• Chart: Which States Have Acted on Police Reform | Statista
— Read on https:www.statista.com/chart/amp/22172/legislation-on-police-reform-by-state/
Comments submitted to the Committee on the Judiciary of the House of Representatives in response to the Oversight Hearing on Policing Practices
— Read on www.city-journal.org/repudiate-the-anti-police-narrative
The New York City Police Department’s aggressive stop-and-frisk program exploded into a national controversy during the mayoral administration of Michael Bloomberg, as the number of NYPD stops each year grew to hundreds of thousands. Most of the people stopped were black and Latino, and nearly all were innocent. Stop-and-frisk peaked in 2011, when NYPD officers reported making
— Read on www.nyclu.org/en/publications/stop-and-frisk-de-blasio-era-2019
In one sense, the shooting Wednesday that killed a woman and injured seven other people was shocking. But in another sense, it was sadly less surprising. The area has long…
— Read on www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/politics/seattle-has-repeatedly-sought-to-curb-crime-downtown-but-hasnt-stopped-sporadic-violence/
Understanding and Responding to Crime and Disorder Hot Spots | Bureau of Justice Assistance
— Read on bja.ojp.gov/library/publications/understanding-and-responding-crime-and-disorder-hot-spots
This is an interesting podcast. It is a nice discussion about Professor Cobbina’s book which I’m in the midst of completing.
I have a different reaction to the book than the author of the podcast.
Many people are obviously aware that this nation was founded on a system
of slavery, but what many people don’t know is that the origins of policing
in the United States can be traced to the institution of slavery.”
— Read on www.tinapp.org/episodes/handsup
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A wholesale change in policing tactics earlier this decade in Camden, NJ is associated with fewer gunshot patients at a major city hospital.
— Read on journalistsresource.org/studies/government/criminal-justice/policing-camden-gunshot-patients/
Executive Order on the Commission on Law Enforcement and the Administration of Justice | The White House
— Read on www.whitehouse.gov/presidential-actions/executive-order-commission-law-enforcement-administration-justice/
A .pdf version of the Executive Order is available HERE